Trends in Teaching

Teaching Profession

What are the Perks and Drawbacks of a Teaching Job?

Teaching is a fulfilling job that comes with a unique set of challenges. It can be rewarding to help students learn the lessons they will need in the future. Participating in the process of honing their skills and shaping their minds is one of the noblest careers. Patience, passion, a sense of responsibility, and great communication skills — these are the set of qualities required of a teacher. But like any other career that exists, the job of preparing students …

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Educational Trends for the Classroom

Effective Educational Trends for the Classroom

Before school boards and standardized exams existed, education was a very flexible field that only a few could participate in. Centuries ago, only a privileged few had the right to learn reading, writing, and basic subjects, while the rest were forced into submission as servants to their lords and masters. However, once religious and secular organizations saw how education could instill beliefs at a young age, compulsory education grew in Europe and eventually spread to the rest of the world. …

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Knowledge Mastery and Student-Centric Learning

Concentrating on Mastery for Stronger Education Foundations

American students have consistently received average scores and ranked behind students from other highly developed and industrialized nations. In fact, the US only ranked 38th out of 70 countries in mathematics and 24th in science and reading at the 2015 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), which tests 15-year-old students’ scholastic performance on the three subjects and other skills. The mediocre showing in international tests comes despite the country spending more on education than any other. The Organization for Economic …

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